Tip # 6: If you are unable to come to terms together, don't argue about it, but rather recognize that this is the time to hire a professional who can help you create a meaningful plan that is beneficial to both of you.
Tip #7: Reflect on a money discussion after you have it, name your successes and look for places to improve the next time.
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